The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
London, British Library Addit. 39996 [olim Phillipps 9803]
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 300; Grid 445 328 (Leics).
Number 6133-1
1.   ff. 1-23v   Upon the hills tops waking
Metrical history of Birth and Life of Christ, one portion — short couplets
Number 3805-1
2.   ff. 23v-39   Now the Passion we will take
Passio domini’ — a portion of the metrical Life of Christ, in short couplets
Number 2646-1
3.   ff. 39v-51v   In this wise fell the case / As God would by His grace
De resurrectione domini’, the last portion of the metrical Life of Christ
Number 540-1
4.   ff. 51v-52v   And then the Apostles together went
‘How þe apostles made þe crede’ — forty short couplets
Number 242-1
5.   ff. 52v-54v   After the Friday that God was dead
‘How God delyuered Ioseph of aramathie out of prisoun’ — a couplet version of a portion of 833
Number 234-1
6.   ff. 54v-61   After that God suffered Passion
‘How þe vernycle was broght to Rome’ — in couplets
Number 549-1
7.   ff. 61-69v   And when Jesu Christ by His might / Ascended into heaven right
De assumpcione beate Marie
Number 6660-1
8.   ff. 70-80v   Whosoever devotion has
A collection of miracles of the Virgin Mary, ending imperfectly: (I) Monk tempted by devil in woman’s form, (2) Woman revived for confession, (3) Columns raised by Schoolboys, (4) Chaste Empress, (5) Abbess who went with child, (6) Cancerous tongue healed, (7) Jew Boy, (8) Woman’s son restored to life, (g) Devil in Beast-shapes, (l0) Barns filled in time of famine, (11) Ring given to the image of the Virgin Mary, (12) Broken tun of wine filled, (13) Origin of the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, (14) Jews cannot destroy image of the Virgin Mary, (15) Incest between mother and son, (16) Image of the Virgin Mary insulted by a Jew, (17) Virgin Mary goes surety for a merchant (another version is 700), 8) Clerk of Chartres.